The best defense against deer eating your landscape is deer resistant plants. Homemade deer repellents are unreliable, even sprinklers wash it right off. Commercial deer repellents are expensive, smelly, and last just a few months.
Deer resistant plants are your most dependable recourse. This comprehensive list gives you many landscape and garden plants that deer will not normally eat. However, when starving, like any living creature, they aren't that picky about filling their bellies.
Deer resistant plants can vary from area to area, as the herd is accustomed to living on different types of wild vegetation.ÂÂÂ Heavy drought and abnormally sever winters will not stop deer from eating for survival.